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  State-Owned Enterprises Minister Tony Ryall has acknowledged Mark Ford following his retirement as Watercare Services chief executive. “Mr Ford has been a great public servant over the last twenty years, and has made a lasting contribution...

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  Our team is looking forward to tomorrow.  It is a real opportunity to reclaim politics for the people, says NZ Independent Coalition leader Brendan Horan. “Throughout this campaign, the old parties and their leaders have demonstrated...

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  Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has been officially caught out manipulating and misleading the voter with incorrect information, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. Mr Peters says the Conservative Party has been found to...

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  Internet MANA urges New Zealanders to use their party vote to confront corruption in any new government. Internet Party leader Laila Harre says that testimony from a former senior counsel to the Customs Department that government corruption is...

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News that the CEO of Contact Energy is now earning $1.7 million a year, or $33,000 a week, has shocked many New Zealanders and reinforces the urgent need for Labour's NZ Power policy, Labour's Finance spokesperson David Parker says. “Currently...

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  Women have come a long way in the 121 years since New Zealand became the first country to give them the vote on September 19 1893, but there is still more to do, says Labour's Women's Affairs spokesperson Carol Beaumont. “Labour...

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  Tony Ryall's final act as "the most incompetent SOEs Minister ever" is to load up the taxpayer with even more of a burden to rescue the train wreck he turned Solid Energy into, says Labour's SOEs spokesperson Clayton Cosgrove says....

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New Zealand continues to enjoy one of the fastest-growing economies in the developed world, confirming that the Government's sensible economic programme is taking New Zealand in the right direction, says Finance Minister Bill English. “It's...

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About 500 Bay of Plenty residents a year will now be able to have their cancer treatment closer to home rather than making a three hour round trip to the cancer centre in Hamilton. Health Minister Tony Ryall opened the $35 million Kathleen Kilgour Cancer...

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Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is welcoming the end of the recent measles outbreak in New Zealand. “Since December last year there have been 281 confirmed measles cases across the North Island, with 15 per cent of these cases requiring hospital...

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